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Finding a Job 


Schools are always looking for qualified, trained Montessori teachers. Search here for our next job opportunity!




February 2018


Odyssey Preschool, Foster City (2/8)


Preschool Teacher
We are looking for a teacher who can be both a collaborator and a leader within a team of teachers for a Montessori preschool class. This is a full-time position.


Requirements:
*Montessori Primary Level Teaching Credential
*Ability to speak with parents individually and in groups articulately and confidently, especially about the Montessori philosophy, child development, and related topics
*Excellent writing skills
*Commitment to the work, including good punctuality, attendance, a sense of responsibility and professional pride
*Ability to respectfully communicate, listen, cooperate, and come together with other teachers
*Love and genuine enjoyment of the company of children
*Energy and the ability to lift at least 30 lb.s
*Required immunizations and T.B. clearance
*Able to work in the United States
*Ability to pass a background check
*Three references


Desired Qualifications:
*BA, BS or MA degree
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including 4 weeks paid vacation, holidays, health, vision and dental insurance, and a 401K.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Anne Diamond at admin@odysseypreschool.com


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Eagle Peak Montessori School, Walnut Creek (2/8)

Well established, public Montessori charter school in Walnut Creek, CA has openings for Lower and Upper Elementary teachers. Eagle Peak Montessori is committed to creating an educational community that supports authentic Montessori practice in the public school setting. We seek educators who support that commitment. Candidates must be comfortable working with a co-teacher and truly see themselves as part of the team. Communication skills are an important part of the work at our school. Eagle Peak helps support teachers who hold a Montessori credential but are willing to obtain a state teaching credential. There is also a provision for professional development each year.

Responsibilities:
Co-teaching in a classroom of 36-40 students (depending on level)
Supporting the classroom and school team to the best of your abilities
Occasional evening parent education meetings (approximately 3 a year)
Upper Elementary teachers chaperone overnight camping trips in the spring

Qualifications:
BA/BS degree and CBEST taken prior to hiring                                                        
Montessori Credential (AMS/AMI) for 6-9, 9-12, or 12-18                                                
California or Out of State teaching credential of ability to attain this credential  
Authorized to work in the United States

Benefits:                                                                                                                            
Salary based on experience and credentials                                                                        
School Contributes to Health, Dental, Vision insurance                                              
Retirement through California Teacher Retirement System                                         
Supportive and welcoming work environment (Planning time offered during work hours, longer lunch period, small cohesive teaching community.)


Contact: Michelle Hammons - michelle@eaglepeak.org


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American International Montessori, Berkeley (2/8)


HIRING: Mandarin speaking Montessori Toddler Teacher/Asst Teacher


American International Montessori is a traditional Montessori school in Berkeley seeking a native Mandarin speaking teacher or assistant teacher to join our experienced and warm team of teachers to work in our language immersion Infant/Toddler program for 1-3 year olds. Full time and part time positions are available; all positions are Monday through Friday.


Qualified candidates:
- must have authorization to work in the US
- ECE units a plus, but we can sponsor the right candidates for Montessori teacher training
- work experience in a Montessori environment a plus
- must be a native Mandarin speaker and conversant in English
- must be a team player who loves young children and is comfortable speaking with parents

Our school has an incredible teacher and parent community, and we are seeking candidates with positive energy. We are willing to provide training and sponsor teaching credentials for the right person.


For consideration, please e-mail cover letter and resume to office@AIMmontessori.com. No calls please.


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Casa di Mir Montessori School, Campbell 2/8)


Primary Assistant Teacher
Casa di Mir Montessori School, a Pre-K - 8th grade independent school in Campbell, is seeking part time Primary Assistant teacher to work with children age 3 to 6 years old.  The hours are 2pm to 6pm. We offer a supportive work environment with opportunity for future advancement.


Minimum Qualifications:
·         Completion of 12 ECE units, including Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood.
·         Minimum 1 year continuous experience in a licensed preschool setting.
·         Ability to relate to children and adults with maturity and respect.
·         Pro-active and self-motivated with strong, positive classroom management skills.
·         Excellent English language communication skills.
·         Current First Aid and CPR certification.
·         Authorized to work in the US.
·         Ability to pass pre-employment screening, including health screening, negative TB test and criminal background check.

This position is classified non-exempt and is paid on an hourly basis.
Non-Discrimination Statement: Our policy is to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees or applicants without regard to race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.  This extends to all terms, conditions, and benefits of employment.


Application:
Please email your resume and a letter of introduction to sbaghel@casadimir.org.  Please list child development coursework completed in your resume.  Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.


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Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette, Lafayette (2/8) - TWO POSITIONS


Afternoon Preschool Teacher or Teacher Assistant

Growing Light Montessori School is seeking an afternoon preschool teacher or teacher assistant to join their expanding, friendly, and supportive staff working with 2-5 year olds.


The schedule is Monday - Friday from 3pm - 6pm.  Optional morning substitute hours are also available.
Position available immediately.


Requirements:  

- must love and enjoy small children,

- a minimum of 6 ECE units, (or register & complete courses),

- fingerprint and health clearance,

- and a minimum of 2 years of experience.

 
We offer a competitive salary including vacation, holiday pay, and sick pay.
Please send your resume to rach@growinglight.net   


Montessori Teacher & Montessori Toddler Teacher
Growing Light Montessori School of Lafayette is seeking a Montessori  Preschool Teacher and a Montessori Toddler Teacher to join their expanding, friendly and supportive staff.  

The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8am - 1pm or 8am-3pm, plus staff events.
Positions are available beginning June 2018.


Requirements:  

- must love and enjoy small children,

- have Preschool Montessori Training Certificate along with 12 ECE units,

- fingerprint and health clearance,

- and a minimum of 2 years of experience.


Competitive salary, including vacation and holiday pay, plus personal time off.
Please send your resume to rachd@growinglight.net


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The San Francisco School, San Francisco (2/8)


Head Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher                                               
(For ages 3 through 6 years)
100% FTE, Starts August 13, 2018, Ends June 12, 2019


Overview of Head Preschool & K Teacher Position
The San Francisco School seeks a talented Preschool/Kindergarten Head Teacher to nurture and inspire students with a multicultural, unbiased and meaningful curriculum. The San Francisco School Preschool is a Montessori inspired, three-year program founded on the ideals of teaching self-reliance, responsibility, and learning through experience.
Reports to: Lower School Head


Expectations:
The Head Teacher works as a member of a team including one other Head Teacher and 3 Teacher Assistants with 37 children spanning 3 age groups (3 year olds, 4 year olds and kindergarten).  The Head Teacher shares full responsibility for the classroom and students with the Co-Head teacher; collaborates to assure the coherence, relevance and vibrancy of the program; plans and manages the classroom environment; works with children on academic, social and emotional growth; tracks and maintains records for each child; trains and supervises Teacher Assistants; and participates in the admissions process. The position also includes conferencing with parents at least three times a year, and maintaining consistent communication with the parents of the students in the class via a weekly newsletter.


The Head Teacher works in cooperation with all San Francisco School teachers to offer a comprehensive educational program that attends to the developmental needs of children, from preschool through Middle School.  All teachers also come together on a regular basis to examine student work, discuss best teaching practices, and hone professional skills.

General Responsibilities:

  • Affirm and support school philosophy and mission
  • Co-plan and manage classroom environment
  • Plan and manage academic program and each student's individual program in collaboration with Co-Head Teacher
  • Track and maintain records of individual student progress
  • Provide timely communication with parents/guardians through calls, emails, regular newsletters and conferences as appropriate, and in consultation with the Lower School Head
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings
  • Participate in professional development activities as appropriate
  • Perform other related duties as required


General Calendar and Schedule
The teacher shall engage in transition, preparation and orientation activities from August 13 through August 24, 2018 with additional transition dates to be determined (expected to be in June 2018).


The teacher shall engage in direct work with the children from August 27 through June 12.  A typical school-day schedule is eight hours (generally 8:00 am to 4:00 pm) which includes: up to six hours of student contact, co-teacher and team collaboration, one hour of preparation time, and one hour for lunch and breaks.  The teacher should arrive at least fifteen minutes prior to the arrival of the children, remain at least thirty minutes after the departure of the children, and remain on campus throughout the school day, except for scheduled rest periods and official school business.


The teacher shall attend weekly faculty meetings on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm.


Qualifications sought

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Education or a subject area field, Montessori training by start of the school year, and the core Early Childhood Education credits.
  • Three years of successful work as a Preschool Head Teacher are recommended and are preferably in a diverse, multicultural school community.
  • Proven cultural competence in a community committed to issues of diversity, equity and social justice.
  • Ability to supervise, evaluate, and mentor students in ways relevant to this commitment.
  • Demonstrated academic and multicultural competency in classroom pedagogy, including innovative teaching and recognition of and appropriate response to various learning profiles. Candidate should be student-centered, practiced in differentiated instruction and skilled at attending to the development of the whole child.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all constituents in an evolving multicultural, economically diverse school environment, including faculty, staff, administration, parents, and students. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Demonstrated professional behavior, including discretion, judgment and integrity.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a teaching team.
  • Commitment to the continuing development of relevant professional knowledge, skills and abilities, particularly as related to academic and cultural competencies
  • All prospective employees must be able to clear a background check and TB screening.
  • Understanding of developmental needs of 3 through 6 year olds
  • Be passionate about and enjoy working with young children
  • Exhibit initiative, responsibility, adaptability, creativity, and flexibility
  • Bilingual and/or Spanish proficiency is a plus


Hours:  Monday through Friday, full time, with afternoon or evening meetings for teacher team building, committees, parent education, and assessments occurring one to several times a month.

Overview of School
The San Francisco School is an independent school, pre-K through eighth grade, with a commitment to a multicultural and inclusive community. Suitably characterized by one parent as an "urban school with a village atmosphere," The School embraces San Francisco's ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity. Our progressive approach to education encourages children to develop self-reliance, solid academic skills, creativity, and a commitment to social justice. Students learn to think like disciplinarians in a field, consider big and central ideas, and can find and develop their own passions. They graduate academically prepared, inquisitive, courageous, and eager for the challenges ahead.


Interested candidates may apply by sending one document containing a resume, cover letter, three references, and how you became aware of this position to:
The San Francisco School
Attn:  PS Head Teacher Position
300 Gaven Street, SF, CA 94134
e-mail: jobs@sfschool.org
Check out our website: www.sfschool.org 


The San Francisco School is committed to increasing staff diversity, both to reflect the high value SFS places on a multicultural understanding, and for the direct benefit of each student.


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Cielito Lindo Montessori School, San Francisco (2/8)


ASSISTANT TEACHER
Position Description: Cielito Lindo Montessori School seeks a qualified and motivated assistant teacher. Currently offering a half time position. The Assistant Teacher will assist the Head Teacher in creating and maintaining a safe, nurturing and Montessori-prepared environment where children's emotional, social and intellectual needs are met.


Position Qualifications:
* A Montessori credential or training for early childhood is required. New Montessori graduates or students in their practicum year with a commitment to the Montessori philosophy and method are encouraged to apply.
* Required 12 ECE units and six months of experience in a licensed Child Care Center or similar program.
* Must have or be willing to comply with CPR and first aid certification, TB testing, immunizations (MMR, pertussis, influenza, and fingerprint/criminal background check).
* Ability to relate to children in a positive, sensitive and constructive manner
* Willingness to take direction and exercise initiative where appropriate.
* Ability to manage groups of children, eliciting their cooperation, without undue authority.
* Ability to work as an effective and supportive member of a team.
* Ability to exercise sound judgment in dealing with unusual or emergency situations.
* Physical stamina, including ability to lift and carry approximately 40 lbs.
* Ability to relate to parents in a supportive and professional manner.
* Basic understanding of preschool licensing requirements


Responsibilities
* Assist in daily preparation of classrooms.
* Prepare classroom activities and curriculum materials according to the Head Teacher's direction.
* Supervise classroom as directed by the Head Teacher.
* Repair classroom materials or apparatus as necessary or directed.
* Assist with the maintenance of classroom inventory.
* Share the responsibility of constructive parent relations to facilitate their security and trust in the School.
* Share the responsibility for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times.
* Assist in the supervision of playground and lunchtime.


Benefits: Competitive salary based on education and experience. Benefits include full medical insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.


About our School Community: Cielito Lindo Montessori School is a new Spanish immersion preschool operating year round catering to working families. We are located in the Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco. Our school facility is a large open room with natural light which includes a separate nap room and kitchen along with a full complement of Montessori materials. We educate and nurture children in the Montessori philosophy in a Spanish speaking environment.


info@cielitolindomontessori.com


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The Montessori School of Silicon Valley, Santa Clara (2/8)


The Montessori School of Silicon Valley seeks exceptional certified or soon-to-be certified Montessori teacher to join our unique community. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential. Our classrooms are fully implemented Montessori environments.
 
Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 3 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition.
A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families.
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year.
Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures.
Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.

Minimum requirements:
Enrolled in or completed  MACTE Accredited Training Program, either currently in course work or in an internship. 
We are looking for the right guide to work under one of our Montessori guides for 6-9 months, and then be ready to lead a classroom of 36 children. 
AA or BA desired but not required
CPR and First Aid Certification. 
1+ year experience in a Montessori classroom. 

Positions are full-time, year-round with three weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and paid sick time. We offer health insurance, and a competitive salary.
 Please provide a cover letter and three references.  
 
 $50K plus to start
 
 Contact:
 Colleen Noll
 Executive Director 
 (408)263-6330
 (408)772-6661 cell
 The Montessori School of Silicon Valley
 www.MSOSV.com

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Casa di Mir, Campbell (2/8)
 
Music Teacher
Casa di Mir is an established Montessori School in Campbell serving children age 3 years through 8th grade.  The school is currently seeking a part time (Fridays, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm) music teacher for an Orff music program that has been a part of the school for 14 years.This team teaching position is available beginning February 16, 2018.

Essential Functions

  • Teach an Orff-based program to groups of 15-20 students, ages 6-14 years
  • Proficient as musician to demonstrate musical scales, tones, and rhythm
  • Instruct students in beginning music theory, harmony, score and sight reading, composition, music appreciation using the Orff approach along with Kodaly and other methods.
  • Conducts group rehearsals and instructs and coaches members in their individual parts, in fundamentals of musicianship, and ensemble performance.
  • Leads orchestra and choral groups in regular and special performances for school program
  • Effective classroom management skills


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • Orff training level 1 preferred, but not required.
  • Demonstrated skills as musician and teacher
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for working with children and a desire to contribute meaningfully to a positive school culture.
  • Average English language communication skills.
  • Authorized to work in the US.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment screening, including negative TB test and criminal background check.


Non-Discrimination Statement
Our policy is to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified employees or applicants without regard to race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.  This extends to all terms, conditions, and benefits of employment.


Application:
Please email your resume and letter of introduction to: sbaghel@casadimir.org. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.   


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St. Dunstan's School, Carmel (2/1)

Primary Guide (Beginning August 2018)

St. Dunstan's School is located in beautiful Carmel, California serving children from infancy to primary age. Historically a traditional play-based school, St. Dunstan's is currently offering one primary community with another in the fall, with the intention of converting the remaining infant and toddler programs to the Montessori method as well.
We are seeking an organized, flexible, collaborative, and passionate guide who embodies a joy for learning and a love of children. Ideal candidate would be self motivated with a desire to continue to grow both personally and professionally. As a small faculty, emotional maturity and professionalism is essential as well as working in partnership with each other.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Montessori Primary Diploma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development (or related field) or 12+ ECE units
  • At least 3 years of classroom experience
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Professional and warm demeanor  
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


Application Process:
Please send any questions and a cover letter and CV/resume to Lauren Proulx at director@stdunstanschool.org. For more information about our school, please visit our website at www.stdunstanschool.org.
We hope to hear from you!


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Rising Star Montessori, Alameda (2/4) 


Full Time Assistant Montessori Positions
Compensation: based on ECE units and education
Employment type: full-time


Looking for a great place to work? Looking for Challenge and Opportunity? Well - Established Early Childhood Program in Alameda currently seeking several full and part time staff positions: Respond to: info@risingstarschool.org

SEVERAL ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITIONS:

Extended Care Assistant
Monday-Friday, 10:00 - 6:00 or as directed
Responsibilities include supervising lunch, nap time and working in our Extended Care Program.

Montessori Classroom Assistant Teachers:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00, or as directed.
Responsibilities include assisting the Head Teacher in the running of the Montessori Classroom. Additional requirements include coursework in Montessori Practical Life and Sensorial. This can also be an internship position for Montessori training interns.

Please review the qualifications carefully before sending your resume. We need the ECE units for all positions!

Qualified candidates MUST:
***Have a minimum of 12 ECE units including: Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood. Official transcript and diplomas are required for pay verification.
****Fluent with reading, writing, and speaking English.
****Prefer Montessori classroom experience and willingness to learn more Montessori practices and philosophy.
****Have a "presence" in a classroom or program and can effectively lead a group of up to 12 students.
****Have the physical fitness needed for this demanding but rewarding job. (Can carry 20 pounds)
****Have a warm and engaging personality and the ability to relate to children.
****CPR certification/First Aid Training needed as well as Live- Scan fingerprints / Criminal background check.
****Authorized to work in the US.
****Current TB test and current Health Report.
****Will need to provide 3 professional references.

Our benefits package includes medical and paid time off days. Salary and benefits will commensurate with experience and our pay scale

Please email your resume and letter of introduction and specify which position you are applying for. Be sure to list in your resume the child development coursework you have completed. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.


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Napa Valley Montessori, Napa Valley (2/4) - TWO POSITIONS


Napa Valley Montessori serves children from 3-12 years of age and is located just minutes from the beautiful Napa Valley. We are looking for passionate and dynamic teachers that are dedicated to the Montessori philosophy, flexible, responsible and thrive in a team setting.


Upper Elementary Lead Teacher


Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
  • Exhibits leadership qualities in implementing curriculum and sharing the Montessori philosophy
  • Comfortable in a small nurturing setting that continues to grow
  • Positive attitude and willing to collaborate with other teachers and administration
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • AMS/ AMI Certification
  • BS or BA and Master's Degree a plus
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Proactive decision maker
  • Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
  • Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com with Elementary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!
 


ECE Primary Lead Teacher and Site Supervisor

Personal and Professional Qualifications

  • Caring and collaborative person that has experience working with children and their families
  • Dedicated commitment to the Montessori philosophy and sharing it with our school community
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to direct staff so that the daily schedule is fun, consistent and follows the needs of  the children
  • AMS/ AMI Certification
  • ECE licensing 12 units,  1- 2 years prior teaching in a Montessori setting plus ECE administrative/supervisory courses
  • Able to maintain student files and meet with prospective families
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Proactive decision maker
  • Focused on creating consistency and predictability in the children's daily routine
  • Joyful approach to presenting lessons and engaging students interest


Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to: info@napavalleymontessori.com  with Primary Job Opening in the subject line. We look forward to meeting you!


Napa Valley Montessori
120 West American Canyon Road
American Canyon, CA 94503


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Springfield Montessori School (2/4)


Springfield Montessori School was recently awarded the prestigious Best of the Best Gold Award from Bay Area Parent Magazine for East Bay Montessori Schools.  At Springfield, our mission is to provide an environment that promotes a love of learning, independence, responsibility, socialization, grace and courtesy.


Springfield has been providing academic excellence to the Bay Area for more than 25 years. We are seeking experienced, professional early childhood educators to join our excellent teaching team and are currently interviewing for our Dublin and Walnut Creek campuses.


Montessori Certified Teacher

Must possess AMS/AMI Montessori training
Must have a genuine passion for working with preschoolers
Minimum 2 years experience in Montessori environment
Maintain Montessori classroom culture
Plan and prepare units of study and lessons
Maintain Shutterfly accounts and classroom website
Work collaboratively with other staff members
Additional Requirements:
12+ ECE units required
Fingerprint, TB clearance, and all Title 22 compliance requirements
Must be reliable and committed


We Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Paid Time Off  (Holidays, Winter and Spring Breaks, Vacation, and Sick Leave)
  • In Service and Teacher Work Days


For more information about our school, please visit our website: www.springfieldmontessori.com. Please send resumes to: dublinadmin@springfieldmontessori.com



January 2018



Grand Lake Montessori, Oakland (1/18)


Floating Teacher - Grand Lake Montessori
Become part of the Grand Lake Montessori Community!


Grand Lake Montessori, founded in 1978, is a thriving learning community in Oakland, California, serving approximately 175 families. Our school has two toddler classrooms, six primary (preschool) classrooms and one elementary classroom. We offer a warm, passionate and supportive community, as diverse as is the exciting city of Oakland. Benefits for full time staff include paid vacation, paid holidays  dental and health insurance and retirement.


We are currently hiring a full (or part) time Floating Teacher (substitute) to start immediately. All applicants must have at least 12 Early Childhood Units and preferably some previous experience in a Montessori setting. Montessori training is a big plus. Regardless of your training or experience, we ask that you come with a strong desire to learn, as well as be open to supportive mentoring by both our teachers and administration. We expect our staff to be committed to a friendly, empathetic and professional relationship with both their co-workers and the families at our school.  


We welcome your resume - sent to employment@grandlakemontessori.com - if you are interested in this opportunity.


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Noe Montessori, San Francisco (1/18)


Montessori Primary Teacher Position
Noe Montessori has an immediate opening for a full-time Montessori primary teacher. Noe Montessori is a new authentic Montessori in-home preschool, located in San Francisco in the vibrant neighborhood of Noe Valley. Our mission is to provide the highest quality support for the unique development of children and their families throughout the preschool years. The ideal candidate is not only passionate about teaching young children but also enthusiastic about the opportunity to join our hard-working team during our founding year, helping to build our program in service of our mission.



Responsibilities

  • Supervise and guide up to 12 children, ages 3-6 years old, using the materials and environment of our authentic Montessori indoor/outdoor classroom
  • Record daily observation notes of each child's development and progress in the classroom
  • Plan and implement customized curriculum and lessons to support the individual development of each student
  • Prepare and maintain order and cleanliness of classroom environment
  • Work closely with the school Director to maintain school polices, plan and implement parent educational offerings and services, and support the development of the school
  • Participate in regular parent conferences and meetings as needed
  • Train additional staff members as needed
  • Participate in additional trainings as needed
  • Maintain license (with support from the school) for large family childcare facility


Qualifications

  • AMI or AMS primary level certification
  • Experience teaching at the primary level
  • Excellent communication and listening skills (with both children and adults)
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Positive, patient, and flexible disposition
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as necessary
  • Dedication to lifelong learning and personal growth
  • Commitment to creating an optimal learning environment for each child


Requirements

  • Completion of Pediatric CPR and Health, Safety & Nutrition Trainings
  • Current TB test and state required immunizations
  • LiveScan Fingerprint clearance
  • Compliance with state licensing requirements for in-home family childcare
  • Maintain primary residence at the schoolhouse
  • Authorization to work in the United States


Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Generous Healthcare Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  • Ample paid vacation and major US holidays
  • Funding for professional development
  • Beautiful housing in Noe Valley


Interested candidates may email a cover letter and CV to info@noemontessori.com.


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Crescent Montessori School, Sonoma (1/10)


Middle School Teacher
Crescent Montessori School in Sonoma CA is seeking a math teacher for its Middle School class. This is a part-time position, two days per week - Monday, Tuesday with some flexibility to work with the candidate's schedule.


A successful candidate will have the ability to: maintain a Middle School class environment that is favorable to learning and personal growth; establish effective rapport with students; motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a solid foundation in accordance with each student's ability; establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.


Crescent Montessori School is celebrating its twenty-third year teaching children in the Sonoma Valley.
We're a vibrant primary through 8th grade school, with four classrooms, primary, junior elementary, senior elementary and middle school.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from a four-year college or university
  • 1-5 Years successful teaching experience
  • Passion for teaching math and working with students


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: dsilvi@crescentmontessori.com with the subject: Middle School Position.


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Pacific Rim International School, San Mateo and Emeryville (1/10)


Pacific Rim International School, a bilingual Montessori school located in San Mateo and Emeryville, has two open positions:

1. Teacher Assistant for infant and toddler (ages 0 to 3) with fluency in Mandarin or English. Must have at least 6 ECE units and be continuing in courses.
2. Chinese Teacher for our Elementary level (ages 6 to 12) with fluency in Mandarin and a knowledge of Chinese culture.


The ideal candidate will be interested in integrating language learning within a broader cultural curriculum. A willingness to take AMI Elementary training is a plus.


These two positions are ideal for teachers who will thrive in a multi-lingual, international, and close-knit school community that is deeply committed to Dr. Montessori's philosophy. Our AMI-accredited school offers Mandarin-English and Japanese-English language environments). We are willing to sponsor those already applying to take AMI Montessori training ( https://amiusa.org/ ) or those with plans for doing so.
The premises, with beautiful landscaping, are architecturally designed to meet the needs of Montessori programs. To apply, please tell us about yourself and send your resume to: prints_sm@pacificriminternationalschool.org


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Montessori House of Children, San Francisco (1/04)


Montessori Head 3-6 Teacher (Full/Part-Time)
Montessori School in heart of San Francisco seeks exceptional Lead Montessori 3-6 Teachers. Our year-round program consists of a diverse community of families and educators. We seek to establish and maintain a positive and prepared Montessori environment to support each child to reach their fullest potential.

Essential qualities: Commitment to developmentally appropriate practice for children 2.5 to 6 years in the Montessori tradition. The daily maintenance of a respectful and cooperative atmosphere. A strong understanding and implementation of the Montessori method with the ability to share knowledge with current and future families. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work with children enrolling throughout the year. Confidence working with a variety of cultures, languages and family structures. Ability to develop classroom setting that is organized and engaging. Comfortable with all written communication and documentation. Embraces parent involvement in classroom.

Minimum requirements: Lead Teacher: AMS/AMI Certification. 3+ years as Lead Teacher in a Montessori classroom. 12+ ECE credits. Hours: 8:00am-4:00pm. CPR and First Aid Certification required. Positions are full-time, year-round with 4 weeks paid vacation, school holidays, and PTO. We offer health insurance, 401K, and a competitive salary. info@montessorisf.net


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The Child Unique Montessori School, Alameda (1/04)


The Child Unique Montessori School is seeking a Teacher/Director for a sister school (Hamilton Montessori School) in Novato to begin work in the end of January 2018. The school will open in February 2018.  The school will begin with a small class and will build up over time.  The Director must have Montessori training, a minimum of a bachelors degree including 12 units of early education and supervisory units. 

We are also seeking an Assistant Teacher with 12 units in early education, and experience working with children.

Please call 510-798-7429 (Cindy) or 415-307-3374 (Sarah).


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Montessori de Terra Linda, San Rafael (1/04)


Seeking Part-time After Care Assistant!
Are you looking for a fun part-time job working in a wonderful school, with a supportive and engaged staff?
We have a position for you!


Hours: Monday - Friday 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm (if you can start at 2:00 pm, even better)
Pay: $18-$22 DOE


Must Have:
·         Clear TB test;
·         CPR;
·         Pass a LiveScan background check;
·         Some experience working with children;
·         A love of children;
·         Takes initiative, has ability to focus and multi-task;
·         Have a joyful, pleasant demeanor and be a team-player;
·         Able to start right away!


Desired Qualifications:
·         Interest in education;
·         Familiarity/experience with Montessori;
·         12 ECE units, or in progress.


Interested? Email a little about yourself and why you think this would be a great position for you: mae@mdtl.org
www.mdtl.org


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December 2017


Starlight School, Benicia (12/1)

Starlight School, a Montessori preschool serving children ages 18 months to 6 years is looking for an assistant teacher for our 3-6 year old class. This candidate will be working alongside an experienced Head Teacher with no more than 11 children at one time. The hours are Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 to 12:30. Pay is commensurate with education and experience. Please contact Parisa Kelly with cover letter and resume at info@starlightschool.com


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Roots N Wings Montessori School, Woodside (12/1)

Have you dreamed of leading your own primary classroom? Are you ready to take control and design you own materials and classroom? Ready to be responsible for your failures, and to fix them? Are you excited about the challenge of being in charge? Do you want to be part of a well functioning team and an award winning school?


Roots N Wings Montessori School is looking to hire a lead Montessori teacher.  The start date is currently flexible.
The Montessori teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program that is in agreement with the Montessori philosophy and all legal guidelines. It includes the preparation and maintenance of the classroom. The assessment of the skill of the children and the planning of both developmentally appropriate and skill based appropriate lessons. These include modeling of appropriate social behavior, including Grace and Courtesy, conflict resolution, academic skills and the complete range of a Montessori curriculum. The Guide will also be required to communicate with parents, faculty and children in a respectful and positive manner.

Specific Skills:
-General responsibilities of leading, planning and organizing a Montessori classroom.
-Knowledge of child development theories, early education theories and practices beyond that of Maria Montessori and generally considered developmentally appropriate best practices.
-General health and safety guidelines in early childhood practice.
-The state of California relevant legislation to early childhood practice.
-The ability to lift a 30 pound child in the event of an emergency.
-Able to observe, see, hear and respond to children's needs, emergencies and conflicts that might occur in the classroom, playground, or bathroom.
-The ability to reach a child 20-30 feet away within approximately 30 seconds without it being a danger to the faculty member's health.

Education and Credentials:
-Primary Montessori training. The quality of training to be evaluated through interview, inspection of albums and lesson presentation.
-Minimum of three years work experience as a Montessori teacher / assistant.
-12 hours of CA early childhood education credits.
-Training in first aid and CPR.
-Required mandatory CA immunizations.
-CA early childhood credential is preferred.
-Eligible to work in the US.  (We do not sponsor Visa's)Benefits

Benefits to be discussed but include paid time off, insurance reimbursement and a 401K plan.
Contact - Tracy Crawford at Director@RWMontessori.com with a resume and cover letter as to why you would be a benefit to our school.


November 2017


Glen Park Montessori, San Francisco (11/7)

Established in the year 2000, Glen Park Montessori is a vibrant, light-filled space housing two classrooms on two floors in the heart of the beautiful Glen Park (home of the revitalized Glen Park Canyon) neighborhood in San Francisco. We have a lovely outside space spanning two city lots where our 100 year-old Redwood tree resides. We are a nature-based school, bringing as much of the natural world as possible into our program to instill a deep love of and respect for our sustainable planet.

Our staff is open, friendly, dedicated, and fun. We value clear communication, collaborative inspiration, and devotion to the principles and philosophy set forth by Maria Montessori. Our classrooms reflect our authentic Montessori practices and adherence to the full spectrum of Montessori materials. We have a warm relationship with our parent group that is highly supportive of our teachers and the school.


We are searching for an Assistant Teacher in one of our two classrooms, who will be responsible for 18 children ages 2.9 to 5 under the guidance of a lead teacher. This space has inside/outside access with a deck overlooking our garden.


We require:
·       A.A. or equivalent
·       12 ECE units necessary to work with children in the state of California
·       2 years of experience working with children from 2.5 to 5 years old
·       Fingerprint clearance
·       A passion for working with young children

We offer:
·       Pay range is $18-23 per hour depending on experience
·       Paid vacation and holidays after an initial period
·       A contribution to health insurance
·       Monthly teacher in-service days for classroom organization
·       Support for on-going education and professional enrichment
·       Cultural events that enhance the sense of school community

If you are interested in joining us (we are looking for someone to join us as soon as possible) please forward your resume to gpmontessori@gmail.com and look at our website: www.glenpark-montessori.com. We look forward to meeting you!


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Rising Star Montessori, Alameda (11/3)


Full and Part Time Assistant Teacher Positions
Employment type: full-time


Looking for a great place to work? Looking for Challenge and Opportunity?
Well - Established Early Childhood Program in Alameda currently seeking several full and part time staff positions: Respond to: info@risingstarschool.org


SEVERAL ASSISTANT TEACHER POSITIONS:
Extended Care Assistant
Monday-Friday, 10:00 - 6:00 or as directed
Responsibilities include supervising lunch, nap time and working in our Extended Care Program.


Montessori Classroom Assistant Teachers:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00, or as directed.
Responsibilities include assisting the Head Teacher in the running of the Montessori Classroom. Additional requirements include coursework in Montessori Practical Life and Sensorial. This can also be an internship position for Montessori training interns.


Please review the qualifications carefully before sending your resume. We need the ECE units for all positions!


Qualified candidates MUST:
***Have a minimum of 12 ECE units including: Child Development, Family, Child & Community, and Curriculum for Early Childhood. Official transcript and diplomas are required for pay verification.
****Fluent with reading, writing, and speaking English.
****Prefer Montessori classroom experience and willingness to learn more Montessori practices and philosophy.
****Have a "presence" in a classroom or program and can effectively lead a group of up to 12 students.
****Have the physical fitness needed for this demanding but rewarding job. (Can carry 20 pounds)
****Have a warm and engaging personality and the ability to relate to children.
****CPR certification/First Aid Training needed as well as Live- Scan fingerprints / Criminal background check.
****Authorized to work in the US.
****Current TB test and current Health Report.
****Will need to provide 3 professional references.

Our benefits package includes medical and paid time off days. Salary and benefits will commensurate with experience and our pay scale.


Please email your resume and letter of introduction and specify which position you are applying for. Be sure to list in your resume the child development coursework you have completed. Candidates must be available for an in-person interview.


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Growing Light Montessori Schools, Oakland, Kensington, Lafayette (11/3)


Growing Light Montessori Schools has expanded their programs and is seeking staff to join their teams!  GLMS is devoted to upholding the needs of the staff and creating an enjoyable work environment where both teachers and children thrive.  We provide educational training for teacher assistant positions and offer a very competitive salary with a generous vacation package and benefits, depending on education, experience, and the position hired for.


All applicants must have a minimum of 12 ECE units, CPR, fingerprint clearance, health screening, immunizations and clear TB test.  Head teachers must have a Montessori certificate.


We are seeking staff for the following positions:
OAKLAND
Afternoon Teacher (now available) to team teach and implement the after school program for 3-4 years olds.  The position is Monday-Friday with an optional start time of 2:30 or 3pm through 6pm.  Morning subbing is desired but not mandatory.
Montessori Head Teacher (starting in May or June 2018) for 3-5 year old class of 18 children with a 2nd teacher.  Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8am-3pm.


KENSINGTON
Afternoon Teacher & Morning Substitute:  (available now) Monday-Friday 3pm - 6pm plus morning sub hours.  We could guarantee weekly/monthly hours if needed by the new teacher.  This is a team position to add one staff to the current team of 3 teachers for after school for 2 - 4.6 year old children.
Summer Director - Role of Leadership (training begins in April/May 2018)
This position is for a highly qualified licensed Director who loves supporting staff and families while managing the CCL requirements and duties of the Director.  Schedule is Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.  Must have team spirit, director certificate, and have experience with the Montessori Philosophy and education.  Continued employment beyond summer is also available.


LAFAYETTE
Teacher and Toddler Teacher Assistant:  (available now) Full or part time position for a Montessori trained teacher with experience.  Schedule is Monday-Friday from 8:00am-12:30pmor 9:30am-4:30pm to work with the morning toddler class team and afternoons with the Preschool-PreK team.


OAKLAND, KENSINGTON, LAFAYETTE (all locations)
Summer Camp:  A variety of Teacher and Teacher Assistant positions are available June 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018.  Continued employment may be optional starting August 2018. (Available at all three locations)


Please contact rachd@growinglight.net with resume and cover letter.  Please state which position(s) you are applying for.